Originally Posted by Rusty Rocket
Check your local laws first. I know my brother can't use in-line blackpowder guns for deer. I think some states set cal size limits also.
The PNW has some strange laws, but nothing too bad. No sealed breech, no pellet powder, no centerfire primers, no scope or assisted (fiber optic) sites. WA/OR/ID are all the same - rules to keep it more "real". Caliber is not an issue either - .50 cal or larger for elk and deer.